Clinical Nurse Manager - Medicine

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Fiona Gaskell Tel.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.

Please note this post is fixed for 6 months

The Clinical Nurse Manager has operational responsibility for providing clinical, managerial and professional leadership in the running of the service and influencing the future service delivery and nursing strategy, accountable for the delivery and standards of care provided to patient and ensuring safe effective person centred care.

This includes promoting a culture of compliance with the infection prevention and control programme and facilitating compliance with policy, to ensure NHS Lothian achieves locally and nationally set targets for reducing HAI.

Lead in the appraisal and setting of personal development plans for ward managers and their senior nursing staff including ensuring access to CPD and individual performance management and implementation of revalidation processes.

Reference: 40675531

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